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Regular Full and Part Time Faculty, Ensemble Directors

Alessandra Campana
Associate Professor of Music

"Laurea," University of Rome "La Sapienza"; Ph.D., Cornell University; Astor Junior Research Fellow, New College, University of Oxford

She has published on Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Bellini in Cambridge Opera Journal, Mozart Jahrbuch, Studi Verdiani, The Opera Quarterly. Author of Opera and Modern Spectatorship in Late Nineteenth-Century Italy (CUP, 2015), she is currently writing a book on the aesthetics of sound-image synchronization in film and video, entitled Aural Anamorphosis and Sound Clues. Other publications of note: "To Look Again (At Don Giovanni)" in The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth Century Opera, P. Polzonetti and A. Del Donna eds. (Cambridge University Press, 2009); "Genre and Poetics" in The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies, N. Till ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2012).

Alessandra Campana was an Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in Fall 2013 and a Faculty Fellow of the Center for the Humanities at Tufts in 2014-15. She is a member of the editorial team of The Opera Quarterly and Co-Chair of the Opera Seminar at the Mahindra Humanities Centre at Harvard. She has recently founded an art collective in collaboration with former and present students: http://www.hyphen-collective.com

History, Historiography, Aesthetics of Western Music (1750-1960); Opera, staging, intermediality; Film/sound/music.

Research interests:
Opera: staging, visuality, theatricality, performance and spectatorship.
Film and Media Studies: sound and music editing; aesthetics and politics of synchronization; suture; Foley; silent film; Renoir, Ophuls, Visconti and Fellini; music video and animation

Alessandra Campana

Alessandra Campana

Office: M276, Granoff Music Center
Email Professor
Tel: 617.627.3812

Office Hours:
Tue 4:15-5:15pm,
and by appointment

Department of Music
Granoff Music Center
20 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155